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Check The Rhime (October ’20)

General Jimmy

Check the Rhime focusses on hip-hop music culture since its inception in 1973, from the disco and funk breaks of the seventies up to the leftfield lyrical concepts of now.

It’ll run with a slightly lucid interpretation of the genre – as well as obvious boom-bap, music from the likes of D’Angelo and Thundercat might get thrown in too. Anything that shares some form of genealogy and revolves around break-based sampling and/or emceeing.

It’s hosted by DJ and journalist General Jimmy, who’ll be joined each week by a guest discussing their love of hip-hop. It’ll also explore one sample source each episode, looking at the ways in which hip-hop has taken inspiration from it.

General Jimmy is back in the box with only the finest old school 90s hip-hop!


2pac – MTV Interview
Big Pun – Boomerang
Craig Mack Ft Qtip – Get Down Remix
Bahamadia – Uknowhowwedu
A Tribe Called Quest – The Jam
Ll Cool J – Pink Cookies Getting Crushed In A Plastic Bag By Buildings
Spoonie Gee – Spoonie Is Back
Romy Dee – Paugh Paugh
Lauryn Hill – Lost Ones
Gang Starr – Mostly Tha Voice
Sister Nancy – Bam Bam
Nas – Second Childhood
Massive Attack – Lately
Boogie Down Productions – 9mm Goes Bang
Mc Ren – Keep It Real
Dr Dre Ft The Game And Nate Dogg – Where I’m From
Black Moon Ft Smiff N Wessun – Blak Smiff N Wessun
Morcheeba Ft Slick Rick – Women Lose Weight (Pookys Haunted House Edit)

Check The Rhime

Boom-bap to D'Angelo

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